Management information

One of the functions of the Policy and Planning team is to compile and analyse data about the University and higher education generally, which is used by University Court, senior management and other areas of the university to devise policy and review performance.

The Policy and Planning team provides support for the use of internal and external data to benchmark academic areas and professional services against comparators in other institutions.

Examples of the sort of information held by the University includes:

Student data
Student numbers, level of study, subject, gender, student satisfaction, equality data, graduate destinations

Staff data
Staff numbers, gender, contract type, school/service area, equality data

Financial data
Breakdown of income and expenditure

Research data
Research grant and contract income and expenditure

Management information is produced on an ongoing basis. Staff members who would like access to the types of data detailed above please contact Policy and Planning team by emailing: